carcinoid


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carcinoid

[′kärs·ən‚ȯid]
(medicine)
A potentially malignant tumor of the argentaffin cells of the stomach and intestine.
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Even though available data clearly demonstrates differing trends in lung cancer incidence the rates for squamous cell Non- small cell Small cell undifferentiated and Carcinoid carcinoma among men peaked in 2008 but decreased in the year 2009.
Carcinoids historically have been the most common histologic type of appendiceal tumors identified, but the distribution of histology has changed with time, with adenocarcinomas representing 64% of appendiceal tumors and carcinoids representing 11% in one recent series (2).
Pathological examination showed testicular carcinoid tumour measuring 4.5 x 3.2 cm, extending to the peritesticular soft tissue.
Cushing's syndrome due to ectopic ACTH from bronchial carcinoid: a case report and review.
Carcinoid tumour was considered to be the most common type of primary appendiceal tumour and accounts for 60% of all appendiceal tumours and most often they were incidental.
Carcinoid tumors are the most common type of neuroendocrine tumors and are derived primarily from serotonin-producing enterochromaffin cells.
While the most common neoplasia of the appendix is carcinoid tumor, the appendix is the most common localization of carcinoid tumors.
This review is focused on the current concepts and controversies on air space invasion in lung adenocarcinomas and on the role of Ki-67 immunostaining in pulmonary carcinoid tumors.
The signs or symptoms of carcinoid syndrome include:
Neuroendocrine tumors, previously known as carcinoid tumors, are slow-growing tumors originating from neuroendocrine cells capable of metastasis (1, 2).
Co-existence of idiopathic cecal ulcer and incidental appendix carcinoid tumor.